October 29, 2022

Friday night in Buenos Aires, Coldplay were joined on stage by actress Golshifteh Farahani to sing the anthem of Iranian youth fighting for their freedom, “Baraye” by Shervin Hajipour. The concert was shown around the world on Voice of America (VOA).

The video for "Baraye" was viewed nearly 40 million times on his Instagram page alone. It was later removed from his Instagram page and Shervin himself was arrested by security agents of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

His song, composed from tweets with its refrain of Woman. Life. Freedom. is seen around the world now, including recently in Times Square.

Source: Paris Match

On Friday, Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani took the stage during the concert given by the British group Coldplay in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to sing in Farsi "Baraye", the song by Shervin Hajipour that has become the anthem of Iranian youth which has been fighting since the death of Masha Amini for her freedom.

Iranian pop singer Shervin Hajipour, 25, who was revealed in the Iranian equivalent of “The Voice”, composed a song called “Baraye” (“For” or “Because of” in Persian) at the end of September. For the video that accompanied his anthem, he had compiled tweets about protesters' demands . This earned him the wrath of the authorities and his arrest on September 29. Indicted by the Iranian courts in particular for "incitement to rebellion", he is now prohibited from leaving Iran.

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